Join the Bullock Museum for a screening and conversation about Persepolis, co-directed and co-written by Marjane Satrapi, as part of the Femme Film Fridays series, a film series highlighting the cinematic works of women, both behind and in front of the camera. This second season's theme is 'Identity'.
Included with your ticket:
-6:00 p.m. cash bar.
-Christine Chen's short film, Ya Albi, to screen prior to the feature. Filmmaker will be in attendance.
-Q&A to follow the screening with Dr. Jeannette Okur, lecturer and Turkish Studies program organizer at UT Austin, and Christine Chen, producer, director and writer who founded Moth to Flame production company.
About Persepolis: A precocious and outspoken Iranian girl grows up during the Islamic Revolution in this animated biographical film based on the autobiographical graphic novel by co-director/co-writer Marjane Satrapi. The 1979 'Islamic Revolution' refers to the events involving the overthrow of the Pahlavi dynasty in Iran, supported by the United States.
Femme Film Fridays is made possible with support from Austin Woman Magazine and Austin Cocktails, and in partnership with Women & Their Work Gallery.
More details and tickets by following the Tickets link.